The Wight

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Indoor spa tub
Terrace/patio
In-room safe, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
In-room safe, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of The Wight

The Wight

4.0 star property

4.0/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Spa

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
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11 Avenue Road, Sandown, England, PO36 8BN

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSandown Pier9 min walk
  • Popular LocationIsle of Wight Zoo15 min walk
  • Popular LocationShanklin and Sandown Golf Club20 min walk
  • AirportSouthampton (SOU)102 min drive

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About this area

Sandown

Located in Sandown, The Wight is near a train station and near the beach. Dinosaur Isle and Shanklin Theatre are cultural highlights, and some of the area's landmarks include Shanklin Old Village and Appuldurcombe House. Travelling with kids? Consider Sandown Pier, or check out an event or a game at Fratton Park. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing.

What's nearby

  • Sandown Pier - 9 min walk
  • Isle of Wight Zoo - 15 min walk
  • Shanklin and Sandown Golf Club - 20 min walk
  • Isle of Wight Steam Railway - 10 min drive
  • Shanklin Chine - 13 min drive

Getting around

  • Sandown Station - 13 min walk
  • Southampton (SOU) - 102 min drive

Restaurants

  • Serenity's - 4 min walk
  • The Reef - 4 min walk
  • Surfside - 4 min walk
  • Driftwood Beachbar - 5 min walk
  • The Bandstand - 5 min walk

About this property

The Wight

Family-friendly guesthouse with full-service spa and free breakfast
Along with a full-service spa, this smoke-free guesthouse has an indoor pool and 2 bars/lounges. Free full breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a fitness centre, a sauna and a spa tub are on-site.
The Wight offers 41 accommodations with a safe and coffee/tea makers. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels.

Bathrooms include baths or showers, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

An indoor pool, a children's pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna and a fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

The Oasis has 1 treatment room. Services include deep-tissue massages, sports massages, Swedish massages and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub and a steam room.

The spa is open selected days. Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

Languages

English, French

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Reservations are required for the use of certain on-site facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking available

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast available daily 8:30 AM–9:30 AM
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • Billiards/pool table
  • Children's pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Full-service spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Playground
  • Sauna
  • Hot tub
  • Steam room
  • Table tennis

Family friendly

  • Children's pool
  • Corner/local shop
  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Corner/local shop
  • Library
  • No lifts
  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Computer station
  • A meeting room

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Terrace

Spa

  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - prenatal
  • Massage - sports
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Sauna
  • Spa open selected days
  • Hot tub
  • Steam room
  • Treatment room

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Handrails in stairwells
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Step-free path to entrance
  • Upper floors only accessible by stairs
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking

More

  • Books
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains

Bathroom

  • Bath or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Digital channels
  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle

More

  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Local maps
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Safe

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Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - midnight
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Renovations and closures

The property is closed between 07 December and 14 February.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets stay for free
Service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees
Specific rooms only, restrictions apply; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are available for GBP 5.0 per night

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

  • Crib (infant bed) fee: GBP 5.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties
Pool access available from 7:30 AM to 7:30 PM
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions; guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision

Property is also known as

Wight House Sandown
Wight Guesthouse Sandown
Wight Guesthouse
Wight Sandown
The Wight Sandown
The Wight Guesthouse
The Wight Guesthouse Sandown

Overall score and ratings

4.0

Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 90 out of 253 reviews
5 - Excellent 36%
Rating 4 - Good. 94 out of 253 reviews
4 - Good 37%
Rating 3 - Okay. 47 out of 253 reviews
3 - Okay 19%
Rating 2 - Poor. 14 out of 253 reviews
2 - Poor 6%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 8 out of 253 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%

4.2/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

3.9/5

Amenities

3.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.1/5

Eco-friendliness

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
The hotel was perfect for what we wanted, but it is a bit tired and needs a revamp. My son loved the swimming pool and games room, so he was happy. Lovely staff at breakfast, table service rather than a buffet. Would stay again as long as the pool remains open (note it was closed Mon to Wed morning for local swimming lessons, but this was not a problem).
Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
This hotel was a great find. A wee gem to be honest. The staff were great, the amenities exactly as described, free parking and located very close to the town centre. A very rare Hammond X66 organ located within the hotel made my break complete. I am looking forward to a return visit at some point.
Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2022

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Met our needs for a lovely week with attentive and friendly staff
Stayed 4 nights in Jun 2022

3/5 Okay

Stayed 5 nights in Apr 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
A great hotel in a great location.
The hotel is excellently kept, with the rooms being cleaned and restocked for tea, coffee and hot chocolate every day. We stayed as a family in a four person room with two sleeping areas at either end, around an internal corner which was excellent for a family with two children like ours. The breakfast was fantastic with plenty of options and great service, and the staff were all incredibly friendly and helpful. The pool, sauna, and steam room were great and available from early morning to 7:30pm, and the location is brilliant being only a few minutes from the beach and only a short walk along the front to all the local attractions. The rooms were well kept and wonderfully comfortable, and I couldn't think of a reason not to recommend staying here.
Stayed 3 nights in Apr 2022